Shareholder, Jackson Lewis LLP, Washington D.C.
Matthew F. Nieman is a shareholder in Jackson Lewis’ Washington D.C. region office. Mr. Nieman represents employers in a broad spectrum of labor and employment law matters, including discrimination, wage and hour, questions related to the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA), and workplace drug-testing issues. He has been actively involved in all phases of the litigation process including the representation of employers in actions before the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Mine Safety and Health Administration, and various state and local agencies. Mr. Nieman is a frequent writer on substance-abuse-prevention topics, including as co-author of Guide to State and Federal Drug-Testing Laws. He also speaks to and provides training to employer groups on various workplace-related topics, including sexual harassment, discrimination, substance-abuse prevention, and litigation avoidance. He is the immediate past president and legislative liaison of the Dulles Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). Mr. Nieman earned his J.D. degree from the William & Mary School of Law.